Along with resolutions, every New Year brings with it all sorts of “top” lists. I have my own list — albeit a short one of just two items — of emerging technologies to watch.

Although some of these concepts may sound futuristic or other worldly, one thing is indisputable: Science fiction continues to converge, tamper and alter our everyday understanding of reality with our perception of fantasy. This overlay of fiction onto nonfiction will certainly have an effect on how innovation continues to be addressed at the bar. And it will challenge the admissibility of testimony when expert evidence based upon scientific knowledge is offered at trial.